NEW: “Rejuvenate” 10-Week Teacher Rejuvenation Program

Tuesdays on Zoom 7:00pm-8:00pm | September 15-November 17, 2020 Cost – $30 for the 10-week series   **Click HERE for downloadable program flyer. Program Description: Teachers are experts at planning and preparation.  During these challenging times of ongoing uncertainty and rapid changes, the importance of resilience, adaptability, and dealing with ambiguous loss is more important […]

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A Little Rain Must Fall …

The results are in from this year’s Annual Brian Sullivan Memorial Golf Classic in support of The Starting Point! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ First Place Team Pinelands in Medford  Wesley Roller  Ryan Osterloff  Matt Blomquis  Jay Fanelli   Second Place Team       My Friend’s House Rob Laguarina, Jr. Michael Dulude Matt Curran   Third Place Team Ambrosia Treatment Centers […]

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Thought Of The Month: October 2020 ~ “YOUR HISTORY IS YOUR TEACHER”…

by Vince DiPasquale October is the month to renew our relationship with our Creator, the God of our understanding. All of us are on a spiritual journey. We already know our Creator, but on the journey of life our ego (Ease God Out) conflicts with our spirit so we have to continue to rediscover the […]

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UPDATE: Vince’s LIVE ZOOM 2020 Lecture Series : Wed At 12 and 7

Updated Meeting Details ———————————————- Wednesdays 12PM: Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84817848874 OR Dial by location: +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting ID: 848 1784 8874 ———————————————- Wednesdays 7PM: Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89253761873 OR Dial by location: +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting ID: 892 5376 1873 To the entire Starting Point Family, We miss you and […]

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Thought Of The Month: August 2020 ~ Kick Back and Reflect …

By: Vince DiPasquale August is a time to kick back and reflect. We have all been through so much these past months. A friend of mine put together some quotes of mine from the lectures I do. I would like to share them with you as food for thought. Look at people the way they […]

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Thoughts on “Grief And Sudden Loss” (from Practitioner Pat Obst, LCSW)

We are all spiraling in raw grief right now. We have all just experienced a sudden death – the end of life as we knew it. We’re feeling shock, confusion, worry/fear, sadness, anger, hopelessness and even guilt. All of these emotions are very normal in grief. But first – “do no harm.” In other words, […]

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Grief as a Journey

By Patricia Obst, MSW, LCSW There are some journeys that we get excited about going on.  The journey of a cross country vacation, so invigorating and full of adventure; the journey through college toward the goal of a career; or the journey of a new relationship with a significant other filled with all of its […]

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UPDATE: Meeting Change: ACOA 1:30 Wednesday Meeting Zoom Meeting Changes (See Below For Details)

ACOA 1:30 Wednesday Meeting will be a phone meeting starting March 18th until further notice Details: Dial in number: 646 558 8656 Meeting ID: 293144633 Passcode: WedMeeting      

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Vince’s October Series ~ Relationships ~ The Gifts Of Life

THE STARTING POINT WEEKLY LECTURE SERIES – OCTOBER 2020 Day(s): Wednesdays 12 noon and 7pm Cost:  Free Zoom information for the series: Wednesdays 12PM: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84817848874 Meeting ID: 848 1784 8874 ———————————————- Wednesdays 7PM: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89253761873 Meeting ID: 892 5376 1873 Topics:  October -7      What is an Addictive Relationship? -14    How to Have a Healthy Relationship with […]

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UPDATE: CODA 7:30PM Monday Meeting Is Now A Virtual Meeting Via Zoom (See Below For Details)

Below are the pertinent details about how-to access the virtual meetings for the Monday evening CoDA group: Day:  Every week on Mon, until Dec 28, 2020, 17 occurrence(s) Time: Sep 7, 2020 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Meeting ID: 879 5532 1154 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87955321154?pwd=Vk1ZNjlkTS8wQ1E2WTc5V0Y0WEJVZz09 Passcode: 898937  

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Thought Of The Month: September 2020 ~ “Patience Is A Virtue”…

By: Vince DiPasquale In growing up as a small child, my Dad had some powerful lessons he tried to teach me that I’m finally beginning to understand. He used to say, ‘Have patience, little boy.” “Relax, take your time and enjoy the little things of life. Remember that everything happens in God’s time, not ours.” […]

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UPDATE: Meeting Change: Anorexia and Bulimia Anonymous (Open Zoom Meeting) Moves to Weds @ 5:30PM

ABA – Anorexia and Bulimia Anonymous Now Every Wednesday at 5:30 pm (via Zoom.) Anorexics and Bulimics Anonymous (ABA) is a fellowship of individuals whose primary purpose is to find and maintain recovery in our eating practices, and to help others gain recovery. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop unhealthy eating […]

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Thought Of The Month: July 2020 ~ Lessons Of Freedom …

By: Vince DiPasquale The month of July teaches us the lessons of freedom. To be truly free we need to spend time learning to live in the spirit of awe and acceptance. In these two simple words we learn the special secret life. We have been given the gift of life from our Creator. When […]

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UPDATE: AA Words of Wisdom 7:00 Friday Meeting Is Now A Phone Meeting Via Zoom (See Below For Details)

The Friday Night 7:00 AA Words of Wisdom meeting will be a Zoom virtual meeting until further notice. Virtual Meeting Details: Link: https://zoom.us/j/913976946 Pass Code: 0164  

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UPDATE: Emotions Anonymous, Monday, 7 PM : Now A Virtual Meeting (See Below For Details)

Meeting Update: Meeting has gone virtual. If interested in participating in the virtual meeting, please contact Kim at 856-341-4252. (Emotions Anonymous (EA) is a twelve-step program for recovery from mental and emotional illness.)

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UPDATE: CODA 7PM Thursday Meeting Is Now A Phone Meeting Via Zoom (See Below For Details)

CODA 7PM Thursday Meeting Is Now A Phone Meeting Via Zoom Below are the pertinent details about how-to access the virtual meetings for the Thursday evening all-women CoDA group: Time: 7:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Day:   Every week on Thu, until Apr 30, 2020, 7 occurrence(s) Dates: Mar 19, 2020 07:00 PM, Mar […]

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